Climb That Mountain

             Get the skills you       need to get back into work…


Gaps in your skills ‘back-pack’?

Securing employment and getting back into work can seem like climbing a mountain – your digital know-how may need
some attention and navigating your way through the interpersonal & social skills needed to succeed in the workplace may seem like another daunting challenge.


We are all capable of more than we believe.

Our ‘Ready For Work Skills’ course is designed to provide the learning you need to get back into sustainable work, honing key skills with our qualified, tutor led remote delivery via videoconferencing from the comfort of your own home.

What will you learn?

  • Introduction to Word Processing
  • Using the Internet & Email
  • Using a keyboard & other hardware
  • Producing a CV
  • Succeeding at an interview
  • Identifying suitable job opportunities
  • Equality & Diversity
  • Setting & achieving personal goals
  • Resolving conflict
  • Personal change management

What will happen?

  • Online learning delivered via videoconferencing over three weeks
  • Virtual classroom in your own home led by a fully qualified tutor
  • Attend weekly Cidori Job Fairs
  • No exam – portfolio based assessment

What will you achieve?

  • Level 1 ETCAL Certificate of Introduction to Digital Skills
  • Level 1 ETCAL Award in Resilience & Perseverance
  • Level 1 Certificate in Personal & Social Skills
  • Level 1 ETCAL Certificate in Securing Employment

Week One

  • Registration & Enrolment
  • Certificate of Introduction to Digital Skills
  • Award in Personal Resilience & Perseverance

Week Two

  • Certificate of Personal & Social Skills
  • Identifying your future job role
  • Cidori Jobs Fair

Week Three

  • Certificate in Securing Employment
  • Cidori Jobs Fair


Great team with amazing people, made me feel like I am surrounded by friends. It was the best part of the lockdown for me, I loved it and I wished this course would last a bit longer.

Diana Nitu

Former learner

Get ready for work…


Register your interest now & be ready for courses commencing soon!

  1. ‘Get in touch’ below takes you to ‘Contact Us’
  2.  Add “Ready For Work Skills” in the message box
  3. One of our team will be in touch

All the best!

Course Entry requirements

  • Aged 19+
  • UK resident for 3+ years
  • Laptop/PC required (no smart phones please)
  • In receipt of any of the following of benefits: JSA / ESA / UC/ Income Support
  • You must have one of the following forms of ID:
    UK Passport, UK Driving Licence, UK Birth Certificate, EU ID card/passport or Residency Permit/documents

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